BSB50420 – Diploma of Leadership & Management

BSB50420 – Diploma of Leadership & Management

 Classroom Based Training
 CRICOS Course Code: 104268G


This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply knowledge, practical skills and experience in leadership and management across a range of enterprise and industry contexts.
Individuals at this level display initiative and judgement in planning, organising, implementing and monitoring their own workload and the workload of others. They use communication skills to support individuals and teams to meet organisational or enterprise requirements.
They may plan, design, apply and evaluate solutions to unpredictable problems, and identify, analyse and synthesise information from a variety of sources.



Career Opportunities

Here are some of the job outcomes you can expect after taking this qualification:

  • Transport Manager
  • Distribution Centre Manager
  • Information Services Manager
  • Manager
  • Corporate Services Manager
  • Public Sector Manager
  • Senior Manager (Public Sector)
  • Office Manager
  • Legal Practice Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Warehouse Manager
  • Business Development Manager
  • Production Manager
  • Business Manager


Students who complete this course may wish to continue their education into the BSB60420 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management or a range of Advanced Diploma qualifications, as well as higher education qualifications in leadership and management.

Further information on this qualification can be found by visiting (BSB50420 – Diploma of Leadership & Management).

 Course Details

Entry Requirements

Australian Institute of Innovation and Technology has the following entry requirements:

International students must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age and have completed Year 12 or equivalent.
  • Participate in a course entry interview to determine suitability for the course and student needs.
  • Have an IELTS* score of 5.5 (test results must be no more than 2 years old). English language competence can also be demonstrated through documented evidence of any of the following:
  • Educated for 5 years in an English-speaking country; or
  • Completed at least 6 months of a Certificate IV level course in an Australian RTO; or
  • Successful completion of an English Placement Test

*Note that other English language tests such as PTE and TOEFL can be accepted. Students are required to provide their results so that it can be confirmed they are equivalent to IELTS 5.5.

Unit Outline

This qualification has 6 core units combined with 6 electives, you will be required to complete a total of 12 units.

  • BSBCMM511 – Communicate with influence (Core)
  • BSBCRT511 – Develop critical thinking in others (Core)
  • BSBLDR523 – Lead and manage effective workplace relationships (Core)
  • BSBOPS502 – Manage business operational plans (Core)
  • BSBPEF502 – Develop and use emotional intelligence (Core)
  • BSBTWK502 – Manage team effectiveness (Core)
  • BSBOPS505 – Manage organisational customer service (Elective)
  • BSBSUS511 – Develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainability (Elective)
  • BSBHRM522 – Manage employee and industrial relations (Elective)
  • BSBOPS504 – Manage business risk (Elective)
  • BSBHRM415 – Coordinate recruitment and onboarding (Elective)
  • BSBTWK503 – Manage meetings (Elective)

For additional information regarding the specific units listed please visit (BSB50420 – Diploma of Leadership and Management).

Licensing/Regulatory Information

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

LLN & Computer Literacy – Help!

At Australian Institute of Innovation and Technology we understand that not every person learns the same way or at the same pace. That’s why when you do this course with us, we will ensure that we identify and attend to any Language, Literacy or Numeracy short falls you may have. We will also look at your computer skills and literacy and ensure that you are at a level that is suited for the course, and if not, then we will dedicate additional time and effort to bring you up to speed. Before commencing any of our courses you are required to sit an LLN assessment and may be asked about your computer habits and required to complete some foundational computer skills. This is exercise will help us to identify any LLN or computer skill shortages you may have and make sure that we are able to help you to get up to speed.

Learning Support

Time for consultation with trainers/assessors may be allocated in the term timetable in order to allow students to revise their learning or understanding, perform any required tasks, practice their skills, reinforce their knowledge and prepare themselves for the assessments. All students have access to their trainer and coordinator via phone or email during business hours and there is a guarantee of a reply contract within 48 hours. AIIT has a course progress policy which dictates that all students must maintain satisfactory course progress throughout the course. There are intervention strategies in place for students to maintain their satisfactory course progress. Attendance is also monitored every week for each class.

 Credit Transfer

Credit transfer is a formal recognition of previous studies and can help to reduce the duration of your course, as well as fees. You may apply for a credit transfer for a complete unit or modules within a unit. There is no charge to apply for a credit transfer, but you need to let us know that you want to apply for this on your application for enrolment form in the relevant section. You will need to provide a certified copy of your certificate either issued by another education provider or an authenticated VET transcript issued by the USI Registrar.

 International Students



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Classroom Based Training
Duration: 52 weeks
Location: Sydney

*Currently only available for International Students

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